Optimisation of the gas electron multiplier for high rate applications

Citation
S. Bachmann et al., Optimisation of the gas electron multiplier for high rate applications, NUCL INST A, 461(1-3), 2001, pp. 42-46
Citations number
10
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Spectroscopy /Instrumentation/Analytical Sciences","Instrumentation & Measurement
Journal title
NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT
ISSN journal
0168-9002 → ACNP
Volume
461
Issue
1-3
Year of publication
2001
Pages
42 - 46
Database
ISI
SICI code
0168-9002(20010401)461:1-3<42:OOTGEM>2.0.ZU;2-D
Abstract
The construction and performance of large size GEM detectors for the COMPAS S experiment is described. Based on the experience gained during the operat ion of these detectors in high rate muon, Proton, and pion beams we discuss the suitability of their use in harsh radiation environments. (C) 2001 Els evier Science B.V. All rights reserved.